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A chocolate chip cookie dough brownie with a bite taken out.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies

These chocolate chip cookie dough brownies start with my favorite basic brownie recipe, and are topped with an egg-free cookie dough.

A closeup shot of homemade cheese crackers.

Spicy Southern Cheese Crackers

These homemade cheese crackers are spicy, buttery, and totally addicting!

Vanilla cupcake topped with vanilla frosting, sprinkled with lime zest and topped with lime wedge.

Margarita Cupcakes

Margarita Cupcakes - Vanilla cupcakes infused with lime and tequila, brushed with more tequila, and then topped with a tequila lime buttercream frosting.

The Weekend Dish: 4/22/2017

Hello and happy Saturday to you! I hope you had a fantastic week and that your weekend is off to a wonderful start. Nothing big planned for our weekend; I have a little baking...

Dominic - 6.5 months old!

Friday Things

1. We had a great Easter weekend with the boys! We colored Easter eggs, they enjoyed their Easter baskets (chaotic Easter morning with an up-too-early-toddler in a still-dark house yielded minimal photos, haaaaa), we...

Boston Cream Pie - This recipe features a simple vanilla cake filled with homemade pastry cream and topped with a chocolate ganache.

Boston Cream Pie (II)

This Boston Cream Pie recipe features a simple vanilla cake filled with homemade pastry cream and topped with a chocolate ganache.

Strawberry Pie - This fresh strawberry pie is 100% homemade from my favorite crust, a delicious glaze, and sweet whipped cream. A perfect summer dessert!

Strawberry Pie

This fresh strawberry pie sits on my favorite pie crust, is held together with a delicious homemade glaze, and adorned with the best whipped cream. A perfect summer dessert!

The Weekend Dish: 4/15/2017

Happy holiday weekend to you! Are you dying Easter eggs, hunting for Easter eggs, making deviled eggs or engaging in other egg-related activities today? We’ll be dying them here at our house, and I’ll...

Friday Things

1. These two characters are really starting to enjoy each other’s company. Dominic lights up like a Christmas tree anytime Joseph looks his way, and Joseph is always making sure Dominic has whatever he...

Coconut Macaroons - These chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons are so easy to make and always a crowd favorite!

Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

These coconut macaroons are light, chewy, and dipped in chocolate. They're always a crowd favorite and incredibly easy to make!